Western Union Solution Architect, Solution Engineering (Hadoop) in Pune, India

Job Title: Solution Architect, Solution Engineering (Hadoop)

Requisition #: 1900635

Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fintech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?

We’re seeking a Solution Architect, Solution Engineering based inour Pune, India office. In this role, you will be developing and supporting the AML Compliance IT Solutions for Western Union. You will work on projects involving the entire software development cycle, from interpreting and facilitating requirements, architecting and designing the solution using industry best practices, developing software and supporting production deployments.

Soundinteresting? Here are some specifics: Responsible for understanding business requirement specifications, doing impact assessment on architecture and design options considering the various risks and propose the best possible solution.

  • Preparesclear and thorough technical design documents involving applicable use casesand design protocols to ensure clear understanding of development work todeliver related requirements

  • IdentifiesSystem, Infrastructure and Project interdependencies and balances demand toensure project deliverables are achieved within the agreed architecture

  • Selectsdesign standards, methods and tools that are consistent with agreed enterpriseand solution architecture and ensures selection of appropriate technology,efficient use of resources and integration of multiple systems and technology

  • Buildsoftware that is optimized, well organized and maintainable. Enforce anddeliver common framework architecture and high-level design within the team.Focus on introducing innovative engineering practices, tools and technologiesto continuously improve the quality of the system and optimize efforts ·Reviews the design specification produced by other team members and providestechnical leadership to the teams and guide them in resolving complex technicalproblems

  • Providesinputs to the strategic direction of technology investments to assist in thedevelopment of the future state architecture and maximize the return ontechnology investment

  • Collaborateswith multiple groups including business, IT, Operation and QA teams includingthird party vendors, etc. to ensure alignment to requirements and processes todeliver successful solutions

  • Becomesthe central point of ownership for the end to end system, designs solutions forthe functional areas, and innovatively solves any problems

What we require:

  • B.E./ B.Tech. / MCA in Computer Science, Engineering or related field is required

  • 10 to12 years of experience in Software Engineering and Architecture in a fast-pacedcorporate environment

  • Strongwritten and verbal communication skills including demonstration of writtenfunctional specifications and technical designs, development of processes andprocedures, and the ability to interact with partners globally.

  • Strongapplication development skills, with the ability to implement and oversee bestcoding practices

  • Abilityto interact with cross-functional teams and lead them based on their functionalareas of responsibility Excellentknowledge of architecture design concepts, object-oriented design and technique

  • Excellentknowledge of database architectures and operating systems

  • StrongData Modelling skills

  • Excellentunderstanding of various development methodologies including; TraditionalWaterfall and Agile Development and associated tools; experience in Agiletransformation journey would be an added advantage · Experience is implementingDevOps and exposure to all DevOps areas like Source Control, ContinuousIntegration, Infra Automation,Continuous Deployment and Cloud is must

  • Self-starterwith ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage workload, and consistentlydeliver results

  • Stronganalytical and logical skills and attention to detail

  • Technical Area of Expertise

  • Experience in Big Data technologieslikeHadoop · Java .Net,C#, ASP.Net Core· SOA and Micro-services

  • Experience in Hive, Spark, Impala

  • Experience in developingapplications in Cloud,AWS– Specific to Big Data

  • Strong RDBMS experience, IBM DB2 isa plus

  • Experience in NoSQL databases,Couchbase is a plus

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularTypeScript, JSON and jQuery experience is a plus

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitiveglobal pay and benefits

  • Unparalleledexperience as part of one of the most advanced compliance teams in theworld, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career

  • Diverse,global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better . It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Soundlike you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.

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